Supporting anxiety in young people
I Know You Care
You work with young people because you wanted to make a difference but right now it feels like you're being stretched outside of your comfort zone
You know the basics about anxiety and anxiety disorders but it doesn't feel like this is enough
Many people you support no longer reach the threshold for CAMHS and you’re feeling overwhelmed and wondering whether what you are doing is really helping.
Your caseload feels high but you feel terrible for turning people away when they are in need.
You're seeing anxiety presenting itself through panic attacks, school avoidance and emotional overwhelm
The tools you do have, work occasionally but you get the sense that there are more effective strategies that you could be using
I get it
I have been there, researching for hundreds of hours trying to develop a toolkit that really works.
This course has been completely updated to include the very latest neuroscience and is packed full of evidence based strategies for you to try in the session to support your work
All of the strategies in this CPD Accredited workshop are evidence based and you will receive a resource pack, strategy video and post session follow up to help with any implementation.
What You'll Learn
The difference between stress and anxiety
How to reduce stress
How to bust some anxiety myths and why we don't have a reptile brain
Signs and symptoms of anxiety; fight, flight, freeze. fawn and how sometimes during stress we flock
Tools to support a fight, flight, freeze or fawn response including sensory strategies
Panic attacks and how to help
Supporting our parents and carers
Creative, evidence based trauma informed strategies
This is a CPD accredited course which includes a resource pack filled with additional resources, recommendations and ideas to help your work
You will also receive an additional strategy video to help with implementation.
You also gain exclusive access to the course developer, accredited counsellor Ange McMillan to help you implement any strategies. There is ongoing post-session support.
This course meets the Department of Education standards for CPD training and also meets the Welsh Government new curriculum guidance.